External Trainings

Check back here often, as I will be putting information about external trainings up here.

If you know of a training you think other advocates would be interested in, let me know and I will post it here.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – multiple training dates:

“A Partnership for Change” is offering 4 sessions of training (virtual): 2 each of “Domestic Violence 101” and “Effects of Domestic Violence on Children” to staff and CASA volunteers.
  • Domestic Violence 101: Discussion of the types of abuse; warning signs of abuse; restraining orders; VCCO (Victims of Crime Compensation Office) benefits, resources, and safety plans.
  • Effects of DV on Children: Discussion of the emotional and behavioral impact on children; techniques in talking to children exposed to domestic violence at home; and local resources for referral/support.
  • Webinars will be held on the following dates/times:

    Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:00AM – 12:00PM: Domestic Violence 101

    Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 11:00AM – 1:00PM: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

    Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 2:00PM – 4:00PM: Domestic Violence 101

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Email: SOS@APartnershipForChange.org to register

DEALING WITH AND HEALING FROM SEXUAL ASSAULT – Thursday, June 23rd – 5pm

A powerful story will be shared by Joshua “Zeke” Thomas, an advocate, DJ/Producer, and son of NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas.

This free event includes:

A Q&A SESSION WITH ZEKE ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND MENTAL HEALTH
• RESOURCE TABLES

• FOOD & REFRESHMENTS

• GIVEAWAYS

Burlington County Amphitheater
5 Pioneer Blvd.

Westampton, NJ 08060

Space is limited – Reservations Required

Click here to register

“What Happened to You?” with Dr. Bruce Perry! – June 28th – 1:30pm – 3pm

Please join us on June 28 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET for a virtual conversation with best-selling author Bruce Perry. Ingrid Cockhren, CEO of PACEs Connection; Mathew Portell, PACEs Connections’ director of communities, and Perry, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist, will engage in a conversation concerning historical trauma and Perry’s best-selling book “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing,” which he co-authored with Oprah Winfrey.

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  • How asking “What Happened to You?” is THE QUESTION that can lead to understanding, healing, connection, and community.
  • How toxic childhood stress can damage the structure and function of developing brains.
  • How protective factors can help families and communities be strong.
  • What we, in community, can do to address racism, poverty, and inequity.
  • How having an understanding of historical trauma, including genocide, imprisonment, enslavement, and exploitation, can help build healthier, more compassionate communities.
  • How sharing “What Happened to You?” with members of your community can inspire a desire to work together to create a more equitable society.

Click here to register

Check out this Webinar on Advancing Equity with the Family First Act presented by the Annie E Casey Foundation

The 60-minute session, hosted by the Annie E. Casey and William T. Grant foundations, includes discussion about:

  • How to ensure that all children and families can benefit from Family First program selections, despite a dearth of evidence-based programs focused on families of color.
  • Ways state and local agencies have engaged families and communities in designing a continuum of care that addresses the needs of young people of color and LGBTQ youth.
  • How to cultivate community support for programs that prevent the need for foster care or help kids grow up in families while in foster care.

Click here to access the webinar